Analysis: What does John McDonnell’s intervention mean for a second independence referendum?
The Corbynite inner circle has indicated its openness to a second vote before – for it to mean anything, a commitment will need to be secured
FOR the embattled ranks of Scottish Labour, it was an epic betrayal; for those invested in the future of the Union, an act of supreme, unforced recklessness; for enemies of the Corbynite project within Labour, further proof that the party high command has lost touch with political reality.
For John McDonnell… It was Tuesday.
SNP calls on Richard Leonard to ‘get on the right side of democracy’ as Scottish Labour leader butts heads with John McDonnell over indyref2 comments
Furious Scottish Labour reaction greets shadow chancellor following his claim that a future Labour government would not block a second independence referendum backed by Holyrood
On anniversary of Hiroshima, campaigners warn of new nuclear arms race as Trump abandons INF Treaty
Green MSP Ross Greer calls on UK Government to “end its superpower delusion” as Vladimir Putin says Russia will have “no option” but to match US nuclear arsenal
- Landmark 1987 agreement widely considered responsible for easing Cold War tensions abandoned by Trump administration as Russia and the US swap accusations of treaty violations
'It's not democracy if it's not representative': New Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater says party will become more diverse under her leadership
New co-leaders launch campaign to get more women and non-binary people elected, while the eco-socialist Green Futures Group sweeps the board
Palestinian activist and scientist Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh discusses colonialism, diversity and popular resistance ahead of Scotland visit
Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh, director of the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability, speaks to CommonSpace ahead of his tour dates in Edinburgh and Glasgow this weekend (3 and 4 August)
DR MAZIN QUMSIYEH, the Palestinian scientist and academic, will appear in Scotland this weekend as part of a UK-wide speaking tour.
Analysis: How likely is an Irish border poll?
Boris Johnson’s first trip to Northern Ireland as prime minister ended with a stand-off over a referendum on Irish unification – what would it take for such a vote to happen?
NORTHERN IRELAND can relax. Boris Johnson, the peacemaker, has arrived.